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This Waterfall Swimming Hole In Missouri Is Perfect For A Summer Day

Rocky Falls, an Ozarks wonder, is a perfect example of a classic Ozark Mountain “shut-in” and a great way to spend a summer day with the family. If you’re looking for a unique way to beat the heat during these “dog days of summer,” then give this waterfall swimming hole in Missouri a try.

Getting there: (directions reposted from the Missouri Department of Conservation) From Winona, travel 9 miles north on Highway H. Turn right (east) on Highway NN and follow it for 2 miles and turn right (south) onto Shannon County Road 526. Go 0.3 mile and bear left to the road fork to the picnic ground and parking area. A short trail leads to the falls.

Have you been to this secret spot in the Ozarks? Or do you know have another favorite waterfall swimming hole in Missouri? We’d love to know in our comments!

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Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for OnlyInYourState.com. She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.